But in the interim, we get a great collection of shorter bits of Dresden Files including the Restoration of Faith short story, the introduction of a certain short girl with a cute upturned nose. Like all noir-inspired works, they play on our paranoia, and though the good guy almost always wins, the victories are always provisional, with the bad guys put in their place only for now. Punishment seems to be just for the rest of us. I also found the introduction to each short story and novella by Mr. It's cool to see things from this different perspective. Most of them are told from Harry's point of view, just like the novels. They make a great team, and although she was under the influence of a spell at the time, Murphy offers a surprising confession that makes me wonder even more if these two may someday become more than just friends.
Publishers need to realize that ebooks are going to be the method of distribution and price accordingly. Not exactly the type of antagonist I was expecting Harry to run into, but after reading the lead up to why the story was written in the first place, it all made good sense as to why Butcher went the route that he did. Butcher Writes a great Harry Dresden. It was a nice change of pace. Of course, Harry wants to keep it simple, while Bob wants to spice things up a bit.
All retail software uses a serial number or key of some form. Wyman isn't bad, but, again, no reason for it to not be Marsters. Like most successful urban fantasy authors, Jim Butcher has written a number of short stories and novellas over the years. If you like the earlier books, this one will suit you just fine. But what else are you going to do in 8,000 words? I sometimes enjoy reading short stories and Sides Jobs is a satisfying collection of stories and this anthology is full of great stories and I'm very happy to be able to read them all in one volume. I felt ripped off for all the skipping I had to do to find stories I hadn't already good.
Overall this was a fun, little slice of life story from the Dresden Files series. The only other thing is the reference to men speaking Martian, but it's not enough to set the piece apart from all of the Dresden pieces. Added bonus, if you are a new reader to the series and are just now working your way through the books, grab this collection and you can read each short story in between the full length books so the gaps are already filled in for you; rather than being out of time when you read this book after you have read all the other novels. Only we the readers know how hard-pressed she is to keep herself together. Highly recommended, particularly to fans of the series, but to all who enjoy fantasy fiction.
All of the stories except for A Restoration of Faith and Vignette were very professional, well-written, and incredibly fun to read. The cost of publication of ebooks is the same whether it is 1 copy or 10 million copies, and several pricing studies have shown the sweet spot is far less than what is currently being charged. I might have been able to stomach 1 retread, but not 3. I have read some of these short stories in other anthologies before, but having just started reading the actual Dresden Files novels this year, I think I had a better appreciation and understanding of them this time around. The one shining moment of this book was the last story, A day at the Zoo, in which we got three very different events for the people involved.
While it's true that Marsters has a limited range of voices for example, unless a female character has a European accent, the women all sound the same he performs them all with appropriate emphasis and emotion. . Sed aliquam, urna ut sollicitudin molestie, lacus justo aliquam mauris, interdum aliquam sapien nisi cursus mauris. This was not my favorite in the collection, but still enjoyable. Some introductions even include some hindsight critiques of the story by Jim Butcher. Some stories contain spoilers for previous books.
He has been able to capture the essence of each-male, female, human or not- in a way few audio books have been able to do. For fans of the author, this is an easy sell. They add a kind of insider look at things you may have wondered about the characters, side characters and things in the novel you may have imagined happening but didn't. Especially I liked last one because Harry and his doughter is still undiscovered country. Nam interdum justo eget nisi pulvinar et condimentum orci bibendum. To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our. Often these stories were requested for anthologies, so the story behind the anthology was a little interesting as well.
Since I'm reviewing the audiobook, I'll start with James Marsters' performance as reader. The fact that it ends. I am giving the collection 2 stars because it does not have enough new material. So, getting some closure was great. No, but at least it shows Butcher can still write Harry adventures. Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services.